Farm attack, elderly couple ambushed by five attackers, Boschpoort

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Farm attack, elderly couple ambushed by five attackers, Boschpoort
Farm attack, elderly couple ambushed by five attackers, Boschpoort

A farm attack attack took place in Boschpoort, Ottosdal in the North West province on 5 May 2019. Koos (74) and Loraine (69) van der Merwe were ambushed at about 12:00 when they arrived home from church. Five attackers armed with a firearm and knife assaulted and tied them up and demanded money.

The attackers then fled with jewelry and money. No weapons or mobile phones were taken. The couple managed to raise the alarm after which the saps, dogs unit and local farmers reacted.

A helicopter and two drones participated in the search but nothing has been found.

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